Random Writing Quote:

“Find out the reason that commands you to write; see whether it has spread its roots into the very depth of your heart; confess to yourself you would have to die if you were forbidden to write.”

--Rainer Maria Rilke

Christopher Reich

Speaker: Christopher Reich

Date: October 17, 2015

"Making a Living as a Novelist"

Christopher Reich is the NY Times best-selling author of 10 thrillers. A former investment banker in Geneva, he got the inspiration for his first novel, Numbered Account.

From Chris - I'll be covering a wide variety of topics when we meet in October.  The theme will be "Making a living as a novelist."  I look forward to discussing the state of the publishing industry, what books are selling and what books aren't, how to find an agent, sell a book, and what happens once you get a publisher.  On a more personal level, I'll share stories about my own career: the good, the bad, and the ugly!  (Though I think that's actually a movie!!)  Anyway, I promise we'll have a lively encounter with plenty of laughs! 


Upcoming speaker for December 19, 2015:

Jeniffer Thompson

Speaker: Jeniffer Thompson

"The Secrets to Designing a Website that Sells Books"

At the core of Internet Marketing is your website—is yours the best it can be? Is there something missing, but your not sure how to fix it? In this class you’ll learn what’s trending in Internet Marketing, how to engage your audience, and influence action. The elements of a powerful selling website are simple and easy to implement.
  • create a powerful call-to-action
  • write engaging copy 
  • create community through social sharing and subscriber tools
  • implement plugins, widgets, and free tools that make your site work for you.

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